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Biotechnology Related News

December 2, 2021
FeedGram Issue 39, Dec. 2, 2021
This issue includes: OSHA Extends COVID-19 ETS Comment Deadline, No Word on Implementation Dates H.R. 4996 to Receive Vote Will the Federal Government Remain Open Past Friday? USDA Climate Official Receives Senate Nod AAFCO Mid-year Meeting Approaching AFIA, Ag Partners, Offer Supply Chain Relief Recommendations to White House USADEC Meeting Gives Ag Trade Insight China Updates Facility Lists for US Feed Additives, Premix and Compound Feed Products Mexico Needs to Reconfirm Commitment to Ag Biotech AFIA Earns Two MarCom Awards Pet Food Labeling: To Be Human Grade or Not Human Grade?
November 2, 2018
FDA Issues Guidance on Animal Biotech Regulations
On Tuesday, the Food and Drug Administration announced it will  release several guidance documents next year aimed at outlining the agency's approach to overseeing the regulation of biotechnology, including gene-edited plants and animals. 
July 13, 2018
Groups Call for Maintaining Animal Feed Exclusion in BE Labeling
Any new federal regulation that dictates how bioengineered (BE) ingredients and food products are labeled in the marketplace should not disparage safe biotechnology, but rather commit to being truthful and non-misleading, so consumers have the best information available as the law intended, a coalition of agricultural and food organizations told the Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) in letters last week.